ACM - Computers in Entertainment


By Kim Rose
Theoretical and Practical Computer Applications in Entertainment, [Vol. 1, No. 1]

DOI: 10.1145/950566.950574

What have Alan Kay and his research team been up to for the past few years? Our Spring issue of ACM Computers in Entertainment will include a report from Alan and his colleagues on their work with children and adults around the globe.In 2001 Kay founded Viewpoints Research Institute, Inc. -- a non-profit organization that serves as the umbrella for further research and development of new learning and media development systems. In 2002 Kay joined the Hewlett-Packard Company as a Sr. Fellow at HP Labs while maintaining the non-profit organization.Alan and his team have been working in their Labs and in classrooms, community-learning centers, and with universities worldwide to continue R&D of Squeak and other collaborative, online learning environments. Look for a report on their work and findings this Spring!For a sneak peek, visit

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